By Hannah Connorton
The big story of the week was the news that the GIA has invalidated grading reports for 1,042 diamonds after discovering two now-former employees of TCS, the contractor that supports its grading information database, had gained unauthorized access to the database and altered the reports.

Tiffany & Co. also made headlines, first announcing it was partnering with another retailer to create a capsule collection inspired by designs in the brand’s Blue Book from the 1970s. Later in the week, officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a shipment of 1,200 counterfeit Tiffany bracelets at Miami International Airport.

In addition, Italian jewelry brand Marco Bicego introduced its new e-commerce website, Black, Starr & Frost opened its Phoenix store and Breitling helped 67 Los Angeles-area veterans get to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials dedicated to their service.

It’s the week that happened, in photos.

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